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Build-for-Rent Space May Outperform Conventional Multifamily on Occupancy, Rents

The past few years have seen a surge in interest in single-family rental (SFR) and build-for-rent (BFR) spaces in commercial real estate. Traditionally the domain of small- and medium-sized investors, the SFR/BFR space has begun to attract institutional investors. BFR, in particular, can often offer higher occupancy levels and rents while promising lower capital and operating costs than traditional multifamily housing.Keaton Merrell, managing director, Capital Markets, Walker & Dunlop, …

Webinar: Everything You Need to Know About the Single-Family Rental & Build-For-Rent Market

 On Apr. 7, France Media hosted the "Everything You Need to Know About the Single-Family Rental & Build-For-Rent Market" webinar, sponsored by Walker & Dunlop. The single-family rental (SFR) and build-for-rent (BFR) space has generated excitement throughout the commercial real estate world.This webinar brings together five expert panelists to answer the most pressing questions for this asset class: what to know about SFR and BFR verticals, issues and trends within the …

Build-For-Rent Sector Gains Traction As Renters Seek More Space

As more renters consciously choose not to become homebuyers, the build-for-rent (BFR) industry is quietly emerging as a new force in commercial real estate. In fact, both the burgeoning BFR and single-family rental (SFR) sectors are generating  considerable interest from institutional investors in the wake of the pandemic.Industry experts outlined some of the causes and effects taking place within the BFR and SFR business segments during a webinar hosted by France Media on Wednesday, April …

NorthMarq: 2021 Capital Markets Environment

 NorthMarq executives recently connected with nearly 50 correspondent lenders and more than 150 debt experts in an effort to better understand the capital markets environment in 2021 and to share information about opportunities within the market.Jeff Erxleben, executive vice president and executive managing director, Debt & Equity, with NorthMarq, shares some of the insights from those conversations, and he discusses changes in the market, ranging from new loan programs by life …

Walker & Dunlop: SFR/BFR Rapidly Growing Option for Rental Spaces

 The strength of multifamily has been well solidified over the past few years, but a new contender in the rental market is making waves, according to Kris Mikkelsen, executive vice president, Walker & Dunlop Investment Sales. Single-family rental (SFR) and build-for-rent (BFR) spaces are growing increasingly popular.An SFR is a group of homes-for-rent pooled together for investment purposes BFR properties are purpose-built housing operated as SFR investments"SFR is …

Walker & Dunlop: Single-Family Rental and Build-for-Rent in High Demand

A number of factors are driving an increase in demand for single-family rental assets. Declines in home ownership rates, increasing demand/short supply for multifamily options and baby boomer renting preferences have made renting these single-family properties an increasingly popular choice. Meanwhile, COVID-19 spurred increases in teleworking that created a desire for additional space in the home and allowed more people to move to suburban locations — accelerating demand for single-family …

Walker & Dunlop Predicts Growth for Single-Family Rental, Build-for-Rent Asset Class

The single-family rental (SFR) and build-for-rent (BFR) space is emerging as one of the strongest growth sectors in commercial real estate. While the SFR market has made up a portion of the rental market for many years, historically individual and small-scale investors have dominated the market. Institutional investors have only invested in the space for the last 10 to 12 years since the end of the Great Recession.Demand for SFR has been steadily increasing due to current demographic trends …

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